Abzû

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ABZÛ
ABZÛ cover
Developers
Giant Squid Studios
Publishers
505 Games
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows August 2, 2016
Abzû on Wikipedia

Key points

Developer strongly recommends usage of controller.

General information

Official site
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Discord
Discord
Included with Discord Nitro.
Windows
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Game Pass for PC
Windows
Origin
DRM-free after installation through Origin client (see notes)
Included with Origin Access Basic. Executable is identical to GOG.com version, game can be run without Origin
Windows
Steam
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Uses Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\AbzuGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\505GAMESS.P.A.35784A6D3DB4D_tefn33qh9azfc\LocalState\AbzuGame\Saved\Config\UWP\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/384190/pfx/[Note 1]
GameUserSettings.ini stores all general settings

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\AbzuGame\Saved\SaveGames\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\505GAMESS.P.A.35784A6D3DB4D_tefn33qh9azfc\SystemAppData\wgs\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/384190/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Discord
Epic Games Store
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud
Enabled in Steam client, but no data is synced.
Xbox Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Options menu.
Options menu.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Change any setting under Options then quit and restart, and it will use the highest monitor resolution.[1]
Multi-monitor
See Multi-monitor for more FOV or use this patcher for Hor+ scaling.
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ and Vert-.[1] Use this patcher for fully Hor+ scaling.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Multi-monitor for more FOV.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA[2], and SSAA through Render Res.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Multi-monitor[edit]

Change AspectRatioAxisConstraint[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add the following lines to the end of the file:
[/Script/Engine.LocalPlayer]
AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainYFOV
A significant increase from the native 16:9 FOV.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

The Microsoft Store version is always borderless.
At fullscreen, press Alt+ Enter.[3]
Enable borderless fullscreen[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Add or modify FullscreenMode=1 under [/Script/AbzuGame.AbzuGameUserSettings].

Motion blur[edit]

Disable motion blur[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add the following lines to the end of the file:
[SystemSettings]
r.MotionBlurQuality=0

Input settings[edit]

Pause menu.
Pause menu.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Camera also supports X-axis inversion.
Controller
Controller support
At least XInput and DualShock 4.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Camera also supports X-axis inversion.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Xbox One controller.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Static blue.
Connection modes unknown
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.1.[5]
Subtitles
No spoken dialogue.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Italian
German
Spanish
Brazilian Portuguese
Incomplete: Options screen and keyboard help are in English.
Russian
Simplified Chinese

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: ABZU.
vorpX
G3D, Z3D
Officially supported, see vorpX gamelist.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise [1]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 3.0 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750
AMD Radeon R7 260X
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible sound card
64-bit OS is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/384190/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (384190) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Abzû | WSGF
  2. Helix Mod: ABZU
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-08-18
  4. 4.0 4.1 Verified by User:Keith on 2017-11-08
  5. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up - last accessed on 2018-06-28